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What's Cognitive Computing, And What's That Noise Overhead?
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Commentary
Soon after an IBM round table on cognitive computing in San Francisco, the need for it at that location became abundantly clear.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/17/2017
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What A Chief Analytics Officer Really Does
Lisa Morgan, Freelance Writer
Commentary
There has been plenty of talk about the need for a chief analytics officer or chief data officer. But do you ever wonder what they do for a living?
By Lisa Morgan Freelance Writer, 2/17/2017
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Your OpenStack Cloud Is Only As Good As The Linux You Install It On
Jeff Jameson, Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat
OpenStack services and drivers require a robust and integrated Linux operating system for top-performing functionality.
By Jeff Jameson Senior Principal Product Marketing Manager, Red Hat, 2/16/2017
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Your Big Data Strategy Needs DevOps
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
Many big data analytics teams choose to not use DevOps methodologies, but there are real benefits to applying DevOps concepts to those big data initiatives.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/16/2017
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'Unbounded IT' Draws On Internal, External Resources, Says Deloitte
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Deloitte Consulting report on the future of IT sees 'Unbound IT' aligned with the 'kinetic enterprise' and able to tap external tech resources.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/16/2017
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IoT And Privacy: Turning Pitfalls Into Benefits
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
Commentary
The Internet of Things (IoT) offers a host of conveniences and automation to both business and consumers. But new privacy and compliance responsibilities are part of this package deal. Here's how to make the most of it.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/16/2017
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Clinton Campaign Tested Staffers With Fake Phishing Emails
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
News
Campaign stressed good IT hygiene, according to manager Robby Mook, who said the fake phishing emails were used to gauge effectiveness of security training for staffers,
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/15/2017
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IT Budget Staying The Same? Hereís What To Do Differently In 2017
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary
Commentary
If your IT budget is staying flat, there are techniques for getting more bang from the same bucks in a new age of IT.
By Don Jones, director of curriculum, Pluralsight , 2/15/2017
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How Cross-Functional IT Teams Can Work Toward A Common Goal
James M. Connolly, Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief
Commentary
Breaking down the silos is critical in an enterprise IT strategy, and there are ways to get different IT and business groups on the same team.
By James M. Connolly Executive Managing Editor, InformationWeekEditor in Chief, 2/15/2017
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9 Industries Hiring IT Pros Now
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
News
If you're looking for an IT job this year, you might want to start with these types of companies, perhaps focusing on the job types that are hot in a given sector.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing, 2/15/2017
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IoT Security: A Ways To Go, But Some Interim Steps For Safety
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
News
The Internet of Things remains vulnerable to botnets and malware, but Cisco's Anthony Grieco offers some tips to keep networks and users more secure
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/15/2017
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Private Cloud Merits 2nd Look As Container Environment
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Jonathan Bryce, executive director of the OpenStack Foundation, says Project Zun gives enterprise IT a new reason to reconsider OpenStack for private clouds.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/14/2017
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Why Identity Has Become A Top Concern For CSOs
Saryu Nayyar, CEO, Gurucul
Commentary
Seven of the world's top security leaders share their fears and challenges around the critical new role of identity in the fight against cyber adversaries.
By Saryu Nayyar CEO, Gurucul, 2/14/2017
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Why Digitization Requires A New IT Operating Model
Andrew Horne, IT Practice Leader, CEB
Commentary
As enterprises advance in the world of digital business, the old project-based IT model is due for change.
By Andrew Horne IT Practice Leader, CEB, 2/14/2017
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Is Outsourcing The Key To Data Analytics Success?
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Commentary
If the IT group isn't up to the task of implementing analytics, it's worth checking out the possibilities of outsourced analytics.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks, 2/14/2017
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Coding: In Search of Imperfection
John Edwards, Technology Journalist & Author
Commentary
Learn why bad code is generally much better than no code all, except maybe in matters of life and death.
By John Edwards Technology Journalist & Author, 2/13/2017
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Deloitte: These Emerging Technologies Will Play Critical Roles
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
News
Deloitte Consulting cites seven emerging technologies as critical to the future of IT: dark analytics, mixed reality and blockchain included.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud, 2/13/2017
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'Shock & Awe' Ransomware Attacks Multiply
Kelly Jackson Higgins, Executive Editor at Dark Reading
News
Ransomware attackers are getting more aggressive, destructive, and unpredictable.
By Kelly Jackson Higgins Executive Editor at Dark Reading, 2/13/2017
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Verizon Data Breach Digest Triangulates Humanity Inside Security
Terry Sweeney, Contributing Editor
News
The 99-page report breaks out 16 different attack scenarios and specifies the target, sophistication level, attributes, and attack patterns, along with their times to discovery and containment.
By Terry Sweeney Contributing Editor, 2/13/2017
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How To Tackle Today's Data Quality Challenges
Jessica Davis,  Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps
News
If your data quality is suspect, your analytics program may also be doomed. Here's a look at today's data quality challenges and how to tackle them.
By Jessica Davis Senior Editor, Enterprise Apps, 2/13/2017
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